Our Vision…

Our school reflects British values in all that we do. We aim to nurture our children on their journey through life so they can grow into safe, caring, democratic, responsible and tolerant adults who make a positive difference to British society and to the world.

We encourage our children to be creative, unique, open-minded and independent individuals, respectful of themselves and of others in our school, our local community and the wider world.

At Spire Nursery and Infant School, we aim to provide an amazing education for all children. In a supportive, inclusive and caring learning community that gives all our children the confidence and opportunity to achieve through varied curriculum opportunities.

We believe that an effective curriculum offers knowledge, skills, understanding and progression. Sequenced learning through their learning journey is key to a well-designed curriculum. Our ambitious curriculum is designed with these principles in mind: it is personalised, reflecting the background and experience of our children. It is designed to recognise children’s prior learning, provide first hand learning experiences, allows the children to develop interpersonal skills, build resilience and become creative, critical thinkers. It ensures that the needs of individuals are met within an environment of high quality teaching, supported by targeted interventions.

A primary focus of our curriculum is to raise aspirations, create a sense of pride in achievement, provide a purpose and relevance for learning and eventually, help every child to find their own strengths and interests. Outdoor learning has a high profile at Spire, and children are introduced to many outdoor learning experiences including Forest School and subject specific activities.

Subject leaders play a vital part in the success of the curriculum by leading a regular programme of monitoring, evaluation and review. Teaching and Learning is constantly reviewed and updated taking into account new initiatives and developments.

Community involvement is an integral part of our curriculum, inviting families and visitors to facilitate learning new skills and sharing experiences such as assemblies and activity days.

Through our curriculum we aim to: